Double masterpoints Apr 12-18

ACBL Charity Foundation Week, Apr 12-18

DOUBLE masterpoints (100% black) will be awarded all week. As a thank you to our community of players the entry fee will remain at 3 BB$.

Playing bridge online

Want to play online with people you know?

Join your Newtown Bridge Club, Founders Hall and Stamford Bridge Club friends online for Newtown's Virtual Club games! The games will be 18-21 boards, last about 2 hours and award masterpoints to the winners. The entry fee usually is $3 per player.

Newtown's Virtual Club games are listed on BBO (bridgebase.com) two hours before game time. Click for information about How to find our games and How to register to play in our games, as well as tips and instructions for Playing online in Virtual Newtown Bridge Club games.

Newtown [CT] Virtual Club Schedule on BBO

  Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
10:00 99ers   99ers   99ers    
 10:05  499ers   299ers   499ers   299ers   499ers   299ers   299ers 
10:15 Open Open Open Open Open Open Open
7:10   Open          

499ers: Look for Founders Hall 499ers at 4:00 on Thursdays on BBO.

Learning Opportunities

2:30 Wednesdays, Q&A
Q&A on Zoom for new bridge players99ers who play in the Mon, Wed and/or Fri morning games are invited to join this weekly Q&A on Zoom. It's an opportunity to ask questions and look at hands from the 99er games. The Q&A will finish about 3:00; free.

6:15 Tuesdays, Bridge Studio
Social bridge studioTuesday Bridge Studio starts with a lesson at 6:15 on Zoom. After the lesson, players create casual tables on BBO where they can play and discuss hands on their own and with the instructor in a Zoom breakout room. Cost: $5 per player.

To register: Email director@newtownbridge.org at least 3 hours in advance of the event.

Questions? Contact Susan at director@newtownbridge.org or 203-733-8525.

Play for fun with friends

It's easy to create a private table on BBO and play with 1, 2 or 3 friends. You can play at any time; the only charge is $1 to hire a robot to fill an empty seat. Click for instructions about Creating Private Tables on BBO.

COVID-19

All bridge activities at Edmond Town Hall have been suspended until the time when we can gather together again safely. We are monitoring the situation through the CDC and CT Department of Public Heath and will cooperate with all federal, state and town directives regarding public safety.

Please keep healthy! The Connecticut Department of Public Health (ct.gov/coronavirus) is a source for information and recommendations.

In the meantime, we hope to "see" all of you at the bridge table in our Virtual Club games on BBO.

Edmond Town Hall, home of Newtown Bridge Club
Edmond Town Hall

In normal times…
Newtown Bridge Club meets in the Alexandria Room on the second (top) floor of Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, Newtown CT.

All bridge activities at Edmond Town Hall have been suspended until the time when we can gather together again safely.


 

Invite Friends to Play

Guest Player policy

Newtown Bridge Club members may invite friends who are not Newtown or Founders Hall players to be their partner in our Virtual Club games. This is a result of ACBL’s Visitor Policy that allows our club to admit a limited number of visitors.

To reserve a seat for your guest, email partner’s BBO name and the date and time of the game to director@newtownbridge.org.

Requests are accepted up to 2 hours before game time and can be sent as early as 1 week in advance; you will receive an email confirming your reservation.

Have a guest but no reservation? Chat with vacb107516 (the club’s host) on BBO and provide the BBO name of your partner. As long as we are within our visitor allowance, vacb107516 can unblock your guest so you can register for the game.

Susan Fronapfel, club manager
director@newtownbridge.org
203-733-8525

Linda Dale Mulholland, assistant
club manager

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The Newtown Bridge Club offers ACBL-sanctioned duplicate bridge games near the flagpole at center of town, on Main Street (Routes 25 and 6). Easily accessible from Connecticut - Newtown CT, Danbury CT, Bethel CT, Southbury CT, Brookfield CT, New Milford CT, Monroe CT, Bridgewater CT, Woodbury CT, New Fairfield CT, Redding CT, Ridgefield CT, Botsford CT, Roxbury CT, Sandy Hook CT, South Britain CT and Stevenson CT are within 12 miles - and Putnam County and Dutchess County New York including Brewster NY, Patterson NY, Carmel NY, Croton Falls NY and North Salem NY.

Newtown CT Bridge Club at Edmond Town Hall | 45 Main Street, Newtown CT | email: director@newtownbridge.org